Archive for January, 2007

Dual link HD-SDI 10 bit version of Frame Thrower™ now available says Digital Ordnance

Redondo Beach, CA – January 29, 2007 – Digital Ordnance has been approved by the HPA (Hollywood Post Alliance) to demonstrate the latest version of its Frame Thrower™ uncompressed networked playback system in the Demo Room at this week‘s HPA Technical Conference. Present at the Conference to demonstrate the new product Frame Thrower HD-SDI will be Digital Ordnance Founder & CEO Daryll Strauss. more

SonicPool Delivers Sound Design & 5.1 Surround Mix to FEARNET

Hollywood, CA, February 1, 2007 – SonicPool, one of Hollywood‘s leading post facilities, specializing in audio and video finishing, edit suite rentals, and full post-production services, has been signed to perform sound design and 5.1 surround mixing for all of the promos in the launching of the “On-Demand” service behind the recently launched horror TV network, “FEARnet™.” The announcement was made by John Frost and Patrick Bird, co-founders/Supervising Sound Mixers, SonicPool. more

Omnibus NAB2007 Preview

OmniBus Systems, the award-winning provider of comprehensive broadcast automation, content management, and workflow solutions, will be revealing new versions of iTX, the ground-breaking master control and playout application, and the OPUS content management and workflow suite, at NAB2007. New features and capabilities in these applications further strengthen OmniBus’ product offering for broadcasters, whether operating in conventional hardware-based environments, transitioning to a more IT-based model, or creating entirely new facilities based on the most advanced technology available. more

TV Magic NAB2007 Preview

TV Magic is a California-based broadcast and A/V systems integrator and engineering company committed to providing its customers with the highest-quality service in the industry. Regardless of the size, scope, or sophistication of the project, TV Magic has the experience, the knowledge, and the talent to define and meet the technical requirements of customers. The company, with offices in San Diego and Burbank, leverages today’s technology to deliver complete end to end solutions for a variety of applications from broadcast facilities to HD production and installed A/V solutions. TV Magic prides itself on developing partnerships with customers and vendors that lead to successful long-term relationships. Additional information is available at www.TVMagic.tv. more

Streambox NAB2007 Preview

Streambox manufactures a complete line of video transport and news gathering solutions used by broadcasters, government agencies, and enterprises worldwide. The company provides best-of-class encoding, decoding, and transmission over IP and satellite networks for all real-time and store and forward applications. more

Digital Vision Expands Operations with New Staff in Europe, U.S.

Stockholm, Sweden – 31 January, 2007 – Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video, recently added a number of key new staff to support its rapidly-growing worldwide customer base and to drive continued adoption of its products. The appointments expand the company‘s depth and expertise in Engineering, Customer Support, and Sales/Marketing, with new personnel joining in London, Los Angeles, and Stockholm. more

openGear Signs On BAL Broadcast as Technology Partner

Iroquois, ON, Canada – January 30, 2007 – Ross Video and BAL Broadcast officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal equipment platform. BAL designs, manufactures, and supplies products for the professional broadcasting industry. The company will join other terminal equipment vendors in supporting the award winning openGear platform. more

VIZRT TO UNVEIL A NEW RELEASE OF the Viz|Multi- Platform Suite at NAB 2007

Bergen, Norway, January 30, 2007 – At NAB 2007 (Booth #SL4810), Vizrt will unveil a new version of Viz|Multi-Platform Suite (MPS), the company‘s innovative, end-to-end platform that delivers real-time graphics and video content to internet browsers and mobile devices. While most solutions embed graphics within the video stream, resulting in lower resolution and non-personalized content, Viz|MPS keeps the graphic and video content disassociated until the last minute. Compositing of video and graphics happens directly on the viewer‘s display, with real-time, 3D graphics rendered locally by each platform (phone or PC). This creates the highest quality graphic resolution and content that is both platform and user specific. more

Chimney Pot Continues to Invest in Digital Vision Technology

Stockholm, Sweden – 30th January 2007 – Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video, today announced that pioneering post-production company Chimney Pot has purchased a Film Master grading system for its recently launched Moscow facility. The new facility will join existing ones in Stockholm, Oslo, Kiev and Warsaw all of which use the Film Master as its primary grading tool. more

W*USA Brings High Definition to the Web with Digital Rapids StreamZHD

January 30, 2007 — Markham, Ontario: Digital Rapids’ format-agile StreamZHD media encoding and streaming system was used by Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate W*USA to deliver the President‘s January 23 State of the Union Address live on the Web in high definition. The Web simulcast of the HD pool feed marks the first time a television station has streamed a live event publicly over the Internet in HD.

StreamZHD was used to encode the high definition pool feed of the event into Windows Media Video format (Microsoft‘s implementation of SMPTE VC-1) in real time at 1280×720 frame size and stream it for distribution. Two DRC-Stream encoding boards with Digital Rapids Stream software were also used to provide standard definition and smaller streams for users with lower-bandwidth connections. more

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